Fish, Canoes, Pipelines – Un-gutting Canadian Environmental Assessment

Posted by Don Richardson

on Jun 22, 2016 5:37:28 PM

 

The federal government announced the beginning of its review of the federal environmental assessment processes on July 20, 2016 – the day before National Aboriginal Day. The Government of Canada says it has committed to review and restore confidence in Canada’s environmental and regulatory processes and is undertaking a comprehensive review of these processes.  We provide this initial briefing note, and will follow-up with further information as we learn more.  As environmental and energy regulatory geeks, we think this is a big deal.  For many of our clients, this is a really, really big deal.

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Topics: Traditional Knowledge in Environmental Assessments, Environmental Assessment Processes

We're Hiring: Water Resource Specialist- Intermediate

Posted by Nichole Fraser MacDonald

on Jun 2, 2016 12:47:10 PM

Looking for a fast-paced opportunity to explore innovation and make a difference with your work? This might be the job for you.

Shared Value Solutions (SVS) is seeking a qualified water resources engineer or scientist with at least five years of relevant professional experience to assist us with:

  • reviews of environmental assessment reports, regulatory plans, and permits
  • the design of water quality, hydrologic, and watershed monitoring and assessment programs
  • training of Indigenous community members in watershed, hydrologic, and water quality monitoring and assessment techniques
  • meetings and consultations with industry and government representatives, providing expertise in water resources issues
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Topics: Job Listing

We're Hiring: GIS Specialist- Contract

Posted by Nichole Fraser MacDonald

on Jun 2, 2016 12:38:27 PM

We’re Hiring GIS Specialists (Short Term, Part Time Contracts)

Looking for a unique opportunity where your technical abilities can help make a difference?

Shared Value Solutions Ltd. (SVS) is looking to hire skilled Geographic Information System (GIS) Specialists for short term contracts.

Our definition of “skilled” includes a really great attention to detail, the ability to match design to the needs of your audience, and a passion for beautiful maps that people are drawn to look at and can understand clearly.

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Topics: Job Listing

We're hiring: Part-time Transcribers

Posted by Nichole Fraser MacDonald

on Jun 2, 2016 11:49:13 AM

Are you detailed-oriented or have a knack for noticing the small (but important) details? Are you a self-starter who thrives in independent environments with lttle to no supervision? Do you have an interest in learning more about how humans and the natural environment interact?

If you answered "yes" to any of the above then becoming an SVS transcriber will be a great fit for you! Shared Value Solutions is hiring for a number of short term, part time contracts to transcribe Indigenous Knowledge, land use, and occupancy interviews that our researchers are conducting in Aboriginal communities across Canada.

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Topics: Job Listing